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Montford Point Marines receive recognition

Col. Michael L. Scalise, commanding officer of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, and 1st Sgt. Arthur Hernandez, pose with Montford Point Marine Staff Sgt. Haston Cox, as he holds his Congressional Gold Medal, Sept. 17, at the Maj. Gen. James L. Day Conference Center aboard the base. Cox honorably served in the United States Marine Corps from 1945-1965. Upon his retirement at Camp Pendleton, Cox moved to Barstow where he currently resides.



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This work, Montford Point Marines receive recognition [Image 2 of 2], by Cpl Thomas Bricker, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.17.2012

Date Posted:09.28.2012 04:12

Photo ID:673295

VIRIN:120917-M-PG598-135

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:3.05 MB

Location:BARSTOW, CA, USGlobe

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